The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 101 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Security Specialist
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1349 1214 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.74% 92.32% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 956 1062
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Specialist
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) SSCP
3 3 (30.00%) CISA
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) SSCP
1 3 (30.00%) CISA
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS